Genus HYDROCICHLA

This genus differs from Henicurus in having the tail about equal in length to the wing, and the middle pair of tail-feathers about half the length of the tail. There are two species of this genus found in India, in one of which the sexes are alike and in the other dissimilar.

Key to the Species.

a. Crown of head white; nape black…………………….H. frontalis, p. 87.
b. Crown of head and nape chestnut…………………….H. ruficapilla, p. 87.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.2 1890.
Title in Book: 
Genus HYDROCICHLA
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
86
M_ID: 
28192
M_SN: 
Enicurus
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
865

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